Heavy damage reported after tornado warnings

Heavy damage reported after tornado warnings

TRI-STATE (WFIE) - Tornado warnings were issued Thursday for parts of the Tri-State.

In Knox County, spotters say there was a tornado on the ground.

Source: Logan Kiefer
Source: Logan Kiefer

Officials tell us a truck overturned on Highway 41 near Vincennes.

Overturned semi in Knox Co. (Source: Logan Kiefer)
Overturned semi in Knox Co. (Source: Logan Kiefer)

There was also flooding in the area.

There is wind damage in Oakland City. Dispatchers say there is heavy damage along Morton, Clay, and Divisions Streets.

They say carports have been blown down and roofs have been torn from homes.

East Gibson County Schools released at 1:10 p.m. due to a power outage.

Oakland City (viewer)
Oakland City (viewer)
Oakland City Damage (Source: Sarah Loesch's Twitter)
Oakland City Damage (Source: Sarah Loesch's Twitter)
Heavy damage reported after tornado warnings

Pike County dispatchers say a tree fell down on SR 64.

In Illinois, an overturned semi shut down westbound Interstate 64. This is about seven miles west of the Grayville exit.

The roadway is now back open.

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